Bright Water – River Skerne

Bright Water skerne

The Bright Water Landscape Partnership covers an area of approximately 200km2 within lowland County Durham and Darlington, focusing on the River Skerne catchment from Hurworth Burn reservoir to South Park in Darlington. The project area includes the communities of Great Aycliffe and Newton Aycliffe, … [Read more...]

Rainton Meadows Bird Hide

Juvenile Robin by Ian Hoseason

Refurbishment of the bird hide by the large lake at Rainton Meadows is almost complete. The hide now has a security door fitted and is available for use by DWT members. A key is required to enter the hide and keys are available for a fee of £10 from the office at Rainton Meadows. Alternatively call … [Read more...]

Low Barns Visitor Center & Nature Reserve

Low Barns

Welcome to Low Barns Nature Reserve & Visitor Centre Low Barns is one of our region’s most important wildlife sites, this wetland reserve, bordered by the River Wear, also contains mixed woodlands and species rich grasslands. The reserve is now a Site of Special Scientific Interest and has … [Read more...]